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CATALOGUE OF RECENT AND FOSSIL CONUS

  Conus proteus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792.

Region: Western Atlantic and Caribbean (Extant)
Valid: No
Synonym of: . =spurius Gmelin, 1791
Type Designation: Kohn, 1968
Type: Representation of Lectotype
Type Repository: Tableau (1798: pl. 334, fig. 1)
Type Size: 56 x 35 mm
Type Locality: Indian Ocean [erroneous]. Var. B Santo Domingo & Guadeloupe.

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